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The companies applord, applord Information Technologies, ecoDMS and detai Solutions form the unique service partnership of the applord group. Our companies in Germany and Austria operate across Europe.

The applord group stands for state-of-the-art, sophisticated IT. applord group combines a broad product and services spectrum, from the development of custom software solutions to standardised software applications and managing large IT projects. Our companies are among the top software specialists in Germany.

With its incorporation on January 1, 2001, Michael Schmitz and Helge Lühmann, laid the foundation for a modern, aspiring, pan-European IT company.

Maximum future-proof IT investment.

  • applord Group - Companies

    applord GmbH

    applord is the group’s central service provider for infrastructure, product management and software development. For external customers, applord is a partner for the operation and maintenance of IT systems as Managed Services.

    applord IT GmbH

    applord Information Technologies specialises in developing cross-platform software solutions, researching, and implementing state-of-the-art AI technologies (artificial intelligence) and providing customised web and mobile applications.

    ecoDMS GmbH

    Together with more than 1,500 partners for approx. 20,000 customers of all sizes, ecoDMS enables the digitisation and optimisation of document-related business processes. The software products enable resource-saving document archiving and processing solutions for customers.

    detai Solutions GmbH

    detai Solutions provides innovative AI and cloud services on state-of-the-art infrastructure. The software components assist customers with artificial intelligence.

  • ecoDMS GmbH - Product Range

    The No. 1 software for document management: ecoDMS is the standard for simple, long-term, audit-compliant, location- and platform-independent archiving of all documents. The software combines all information in one central, electronic archive.

    ecoWORKZ enables document-based collaboration and process automation in ecoDMS and offers a modern video chat and more.

    ecoMAILZ automatically archives all incoming and outgoing emails including their attachments upon arrival on the email server. Legally compliant. GDPR. Secure.

    ecoWorkflow enables you to automate all processes quickly and easily without programming knowledge. The modern workflow solution allows you to simply model processes graphically and configure the associated user interfaces.

  • applord GmbH - Services

    Business Solutions

    We help you design, create, and provide even the most complex applications. The aim is to create a specialized solution for situations that are not accounted for by standard solutions. In this context, the integration into existing business processes is one of applord’s strengths.

    Cloud Services

    Cloud Services provide unused data from your documents for your business processes using efficient AI features. Based on the extraction of content, business processes are optimised, replacing functionality with automation.

    Managed Services

    Your software system is in best hands. applord is your experienced partner for outsourcing strategies. In addition to high flexibility achieved through a business unit organisation, applord fulfils all GDPR and BaFin (the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority) requirements even for “sensitive” systems.


    From product-related online workshops to customised ECM consulting via smart glasses: We have state-of-the-art infrastructure to conduct interactive online services. We use (cloud) training servers with a test instance for each online participant for maximum practical experience.

  • applord Information Technologies GmbH - Services


    High-quality software is the central building block of digitisation. Our team is always researching new ideas and techniques for modern software development. We focus on artificial intelligence and the simplification of daily business processes.


    We develop cross-platform software for server, desktop and mobile devices according to the latest technological standards. Our analysis, conception and implementation of customer requirements is solution-oriented and focused.


    Our AI research is moving the boundaries of current technological standards as far as document classification, computer vision, information analysis and extraction are concerned. We invest significantly into our research capacities, which guarantee continual integration of state-of-the-art technologies into our “Smart Cloud Solutions”.

    Smart Cloud Solutions

    The state-of-the-art AI features of the “Smart Cloud Solutions” analyse and extract data from documents. To do so, we transform documents into a structured representation of their data. This allows the subsequent application for optimising and automating business processes.